Jump to content
3 replies to this topic
Posted 27 December 2012 - 02:20 PM
I have just been informed by my childs daycare centre that they have found a few headlice on her head, and a few eggs, and because she has never had them before I have a couple of questions.
What is the best and most effective way to get rid of them? Any products work better than others?
and also, how long would it have taken for them to become noticeable on my daughter? (I am trying to figure out where she got them from, not that it matters, but she had a sleep over 5 nights ago, and am wondering if she picked it up from one of the kids here, or if it was earlier or later than this, so that I can let any parents that she has had contact with the kids know.)
Posted 27 December 2012 - 02:23 PM
lice breaker comb and conditioner... its the only comb i will use, it is the most effective comb.
i don't bother with any of the solutions as i have used so many and then had to comb out live bugs after anyway.
if there are only a few lice and eggs i would say you are probably looking at the 5 day window. the cycle is pretty quick for headlice so they multiply very quickly!
*and now i am itching!*
Posted 27 December 2012 - 02:24 PM
Conditioner and a comb. Cheapest and most effective method. Comb through conditioner, and go through strand by strand.
And yes, totally plausible that she got it from the sleepover.
0 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users
The horrific terrorist attack in Manchester, killing 22 people and injuring many others, including children, has impacted people throughout the world.
Now you can have your baby or toddler's name printed on their Bonds Zippys.
A mum has taken to Facebook to warn parents of the dangers of a popular baby monitor after her daughter sustained a burn to her foot.
Children under the age of one should not be given fruit juice, according to new advice issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
One of the weirdest things about your little kids getting older, I find, is when they start to be able to hold full conversations with you.
Aspirin and early detection are helping to save the lives of Australian women and babies at risk of dying from the pregnancy complication pre-eclampsia.
Some mums are left physically and emotionally depleted, with nothing left to give, long after giving birth.
A technique that effectively "unblocks" a woman's fallopian tubes by flushing them with liquid to help her conceive has been used for decades, with varying levels of success. Now a study has confirmed that the method significantly improves fertility, and that a certain type of fluid – one that is oil-based rather than water-based – shows strong results.
Chances are you've heard of body pump, but have you heard of belly pump?
It's a common problem faced by mums returning to work after an extended period of maternity leave. How do I account for the gap that years at home caring for babies has left in my resume?
Make sure you aren't eating while reading this post.
Top 5 Articles
From our network
Money might be funny in a rich man's world (or so ABBA told us), but for the rest of us it's a major consideration – particularly before having a baby.
Maternity leave is a special time for you, your partner and your new little bundle. The last thing you want is for financial worries to stand in the way of that joy.
Becoming a parent is full of surprises – not least of all finding out that, for such small beings, babies cause a lot of chaos and expense.
Here are some ideas for getting that budget in shape, ready for being a one income family.
See what names are trending this year.